Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Nassariidae > Subfamily Nassariinae > Genus Nassarius

Nassarius mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NassariusDuméril, 1805accepted genus name
Eione Risso, 1826 later homonym
Nassa Lamarck, 1799 later homonym
Amycla H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Amyclina Iredale, 1918 synonym
Arcularia Link, 1807 synonym
Eione Risso, 1826 synonym
Hima Leach in Gray, 1852 synonym
Hinia Leach, 1847 synonym
Nassa Lamarck, 1799 synonym
Nassa (Amycla) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassa (Hinia) Gray, 1847 synonym
Nassa (Telasco) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassarius (Aciculina) Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassarius (Arcularia) Link, 1807 synonym
Nassarius (Gussonea) Monterosato, 1912 synonym
Nassarius (Hima) Leach in Gray, 1852 synonym
Nassarius (Hinia) Gray, 1847 synonym
Nassarius (Naytiopsis) Thiele, 1929 synonym
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) Thiele, 1929 synonym
Nassarius (Sphaeronassa) Locard, 1886 synonym
Nassarius (Telasco) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Naytiopsis Thiele, 1929 synonym
Sphaeronassa Locard, 1886 synonym
Tritia Risso, 1826 synonym

Species group names

Buccinum foliorum Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Buccinum foliosum Wood W., 1818 synonym
Buccinum gibbum Bruguière, 1789 synonym
Buccinum inflatum Lamarck, 1822 synonym
Buccinum jaspideum Link, 1807 synonym
Buccinum mutabile Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Buccinum rufulum Kiener, 1834 synonym
Buccinum tessulatum Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Nassa ebenacea Gennari, 1866 synonym
Nassa gibba Gray M.E., 1850 synonym
Nassa helvetica Peyrot, 1925 synonym
Nassa mediterranea Risso, 1826 synonym
Nassa mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym
Nassa mutabilis var. curta Pallary, 1904 synonym
Nassa mutabilis var. minor Pallary, 1900 synonym
Nassa mutabilis var. minuscularia Pallary, 1904 synonym
Nassa mutabilis var. procera Pallary, 1906 synonym
Sphaeronassa adriatica Coen, 1933 synonym
Sphaeronassa deformis Coen, 1933 synonym
Sphaeronassa globulina Locard, 1886 synonym
Sphaeronassa umbilicata Coen, 1933 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kërmilli kosh sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Greek: Χοντροκόφινο


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
GenBank (0 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Nassarius mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140508




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